News & Announcements

News & Announcements

February 2012

NCCU Theater Production Gives Voice to Black Motherhood

January 2012

Remembering Clare Fischer On Piano Jazz
The Extraordinary Career Of A Man Who Managed Jazz Musicians
Jimmy Owens Navigates Monk’s ‘Brilliant Corners’
8th Annual Valentine’s Day Jazz Concert
Black History Month Celebrates African-American Women
Black History Month Specials on WNCU
Remembering Etta James and Johnny Otis
Legendary R&B Singer Etta James Dies At 73
NCCU Chancellor Calls for Agents of Change
Self-Made Multimillionaire at age 22 to Speak at NCCU
NCCU Art Museum Welcomes Durham Public School Student Artist Exhibit
Lunch Counter from Sit-In Era Is Focus of NCCU Ceremony
NCCU Jazz Combos and Brass Ensemble Included in Nationally Syndicated Radio Show
Two New Shows added to HD2, WNCU starting January 17

December 2011

Toast of the Nation
Holiday Schedule at WNCU

November 2011

Jazz at Lincoln Center Goes Worldwide
Free Jazz Concert at NCCU

October 2011

Saxophonist Jim Snidero is Jazz Studies Fall Guest Artist
New Host of Evening Jazz
New Gospel Program Begins November 6
UNC System Approves NCCU’s Doctorate Program in Biosciences
New Show for HD2: The Animal House

August 2011

24th Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival
Special Program Honoring Honeyboy Edwards
Thank You Concert
New Series on WNCU
NCCU Offers Free Concert With The Harlem Quartet
School of Business Names New Dean

Betty Pierce Dennis Returns as Nursing Department Chair

Award Winning Talk Program Added to HD2 Lineup

Labor Day Special

New Jazz Show Airing on Thursday

July 2011

Death of NEA Jazz Master Frank Foster
WNCU Broadcasts a Beat the Heat Special on August 13

NCCU Team Earns Fellowship to Take Part in Global Teaching Project

Rep. Michaux Chosen for National Black College Hall of Fame

NPR Jazz Notes

June 2011

NCCU Gets State Approval to Plan for a Ph.D. Program in Biosciences
Tisha Powell, Ken Smith and John McCann added to TABJ Media Workshop
Winners 2011 JJA Jazz Awards
NCCU Round Table Focuses on Job Creation
NCCU School of Education Offers Summer Technology Institute

May 2011

Durham Arts Council and PAQA – South Present International Art Quilt Exhibition, May 20 – July 17
NPR Jazz Notes
May is Latin Jazz month at WNCU

April 2011

“Inspiring Hearts” Stops in Durham
NCCU and Local High School Band and Dancers to Open for Rebbie Jackson in Durham
CEO of Psychologist Group to Address NCCU’s First Graduate and Professional School Commencement
Spring Fest: 15 Years and Counting – April 6-15

March 2011

NCCU Students Prepare for Honda Campus All-Star Challenge
NCCU Jazz Ensemble Shines at Villanova; Vocal Ensemble to Perform at N.C. Museum of Art
Durham Arts Council Presents Durham Art Walk Spring Market, April 9-10
The John Brown Jazz Orchestra is featured in the documentary “One Night In Kernersville”
21st Annual NCCU Jazz Festival
NCCU School of Law Makes U.S. News’ “Most Popular” List
Emmy-winning Reporter to Address NCCU Honors Students
Foreclosure Prevention Forum at NCCU
Melvin Sparks
Terell Stafford Quintet: Live At The Village Vanguard
Governor Taps NCCU Professor to Head African-American Panel
Vote for NCCU in the Home Depot “Retool Your School” Contest
Symposium Promises to Reignite Educational Passion

February 2011

NCCU’s Ambassadors

January 2011

NCCU Announces 2011 Football Schedule
NPR Jazz Notes
WNCU 90.7 FM Celebrates Black History Month
NCCU Celebrates Black History Month
Free Tax Preparation at NCCU
Richmond Barthé Exhibit Opens at NCCU Art Museum
Winner of End of Year Drawing
Student Art Shines at NCCU Art Museum
NEA Announces Live Webcast of 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Awards Ceremony & Concert
NCCU Celebrates MLK Week
Share Our Shoes Rally on Monday
NCCU Fills Top Fundraiser Position
Civil Rights Leader, Congressman to Deliver MLK Keynote Address
NCCU’s Marching Sound Machine ‘Brings It’ to the Rose Parade
NCCU’s Marching Sound Machine Draws a Prime Slot for the Rose Parade

December 2010

NCCU Band Prepares for a Critical 110-Degree Turn
NCCU Band Marches on Disneyland
Marching Sound Machine Arrives in California, Ready to Show the World
Frazier Named Head Football Coach at NCCU
NCCU Marching Sound Machine Load Walmart Truck in Preparation for the Rose Parade
WNCU Broadcasts NPR’s Toast of the Nation Live on New Year’s Eve
NCCU to Confer Record Number of Degrees Saturday
EPA Official Announces Expanded Law Program at NCCU
Nelms Joins Board of National Universities Group
Congressman, Alum is NCCU Commencement Speaker
Celebrating Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck’s 90th Birthday
WNCU Special Holiday Programs on December 25th

November 2010

New Sunday Lineup
European Jazz Stage
Toast of the Nation from NPR
Nat Adderley Thanksgiving Special
NCCU Jazz Studies Program’s Annual Fall Artist Series

October 2010

In Havana, Jam Sessions With a Master Trumpeter
NCCU Homecoming Nears; Dollar Impace Substantial
WNCU Broadcasts HD2

September 2010

WNCU Fall Fundraiser, Shave a Day
NCCU Fall Theater Season Opens with Sarafina!
Official Launch Day for HD2, September 30
Rose Parade Tour Package Early Bird Booking Ends Soon

August 2010

Labor Day Special Program Schedule
Herman Leonard Dies at 87; Photographer Chronicled Mid-century Jazz Scene
Still Singing the Blues Airing Sept. 4
Rose Parade Tour Packages
Garage Doors Open
Herman Leonard Dies at 87; Photographer Chronicled Mid-century Jazz Scene
Abbey Lincoln, Bold and Introspective Jazz Singer, Dies at 80
JALC Moves to Monday Nights
Labor Day is Jazz Festival USA at WNCU
WNCU Will Launch HD2 in September
Relive The Newport Jazz Festival 2010
WNCU 90.7 FM, Home of “Bull City Blues” Sponsors the Bull Durham Blues Festival
Blues After Hours Events Kick Off Durham’s Celebration of the Bull Durham Blues Festival

July 2010

NCCU is the Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month for August 2010
Jazz at Lincoln Center
House of Blues Radio
Joya Sherrill, Who Sang With Ellington and Goodman, Is Dead at 85

June 2010

Bash Set for NCCU’s 100th Birthday
Listener Support Brings Back JazzSet to WNCU
Armstrong Special
NCCU Professor Featured in Our State Magazine

May 2010

NPR Jazz Notes
NCCU Centennial Resolution
Hank Jones, Versatile Jazz Pianist, Dies at 91
Six to Receive Inaugural Shepard Medallion Honor
Candidate Forum, May 1, 2010

April 2010

NCCU Board of Trustees Meeting
Inside NCCU Returns to Radio
WNCU 90.7 FM to Hold a Town Hall Meeting to Speak with Candidates in Durham County School Board Election
NCCU Centennial Gala
Felipa “Graciela” Pérez has Passed
NPR Jazz Notes

March 2010

Giving Honor Where Honor is Due
20th Annual NCCU Jazz Festival
Harvey McMurray Appointed to StreetSafe Task Force
Campus Echo Takes Top Honors
30 Years Of Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz

February 2010

Three-in-One Groundbreaking at NCCU
WNCU 90.7FM and American Red Cross Team Up for Haitian Relief
NCCU Football Schedule Features Thursday Opener, Rival A&T at Home
NCCU Seeks Centennial Honor Nominations
Alex Rivera Photojournalism Exhibition Coming to the NCCU Art Museum

January 2010

Black History Month on WNCU
NCCU Welcomes Dr. Ben Carson
Durham Artist for Haiti Relief Concert
NCCU Celebrates Black History Month
Passing on Steve Satterfield
Legendary Drummer Ed Thigpen Has Passed
Jazz Week Top 100 List for 2009

December 2009

Holiday Jazz Specials
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Recording of the Album `Kind of Blue’ and Reaffirming Jazz as a National Treasure
Trumpeter Hears NCCU’s Clarion Call
Eagles Soar Through SACS Reaccreditation

November 2009

A World-Class Musical Trip at NCCU
Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and More at NCCU
NCCU Staff Reach Out to the Community
10th Annual Fall Guest Artist Series
Legacy of Durham’s Black Wall Street and North Carolina Central University
NCCU’s Marching Sound Machine Selected for the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade
Thanksgiving Night of Jazz Masters
Mingus-Sun Ra Re-Broadcast

October 2009

NCCU Homecoming (October 23-November 1)
Fall Fest ‘09 (October 12-18)
Centennial Speaker at NCCU to Connect the Education Dots

September 2009

Free Download: The Billy Hart Quartet, Live In Concert
Mingus Big Band and Sun Ra Arkestra
Centennial Lunch and Learn Series
WNCU Partners with Lenora Zenzalai Helm
WNCU Sponsors 36th Annual CenterFest

August 2009

WNCU Licensee, North Carolina Central University, is the Highest Ranked Public HBCU in the Country
Rasheed Ali Dies at 76
Les Paul Dies at 94
NCCU Ensembles: Newport Jazz Festival 2009
Frank Wess And Terell Stafford In Concert

July 2009

Horace Clarence Boyer (1935 – 2009)
Jazz Great Teddy Washington Dies at 78
NCCU Jazz Band to Perform at the Newport Jazz Festival
WNCU Celebrates Louis Armstrong
WNCU 90.7 FM to Speak with North Carolina Health Director to Increase Awareness About the H1N1 Virus
Piano Jazz – Airing Sunday, July 12 at 6pm

June 2009

Charlie Mariano Dies at 86
Celebrating a Jazz Master: Ellis Marsalis

May 2009

WNCU Offers a 6 Part Summer Series Beginning June 7

April 2009

Stream WNCU via iPhone
Julliard Offers Summer Jazz Residency & Workshops
WNCU 90.7 FM to Hold a Town Hall Meeting on Joblessness in North Carolina

March 2009

Democracy Now! Tour to Benefit North Carolina Central University’s Radio Station WNCU 90.7 FM
Special Programming on Saturday April 18 for Spring Membership Campaign
National Public Radio’s “Tell Me More” is Coming to WNCU 90.7 FM

February 2009

WNCU 90.7 FM to Hold a Town Hall Meeting on Joblessness in North Carolina
WNCU 90.7 FM Presents “Tax Tips with Professor Reginald Mombrun”
Black History Month – Music Podcasts
Passing of Louie Bellson

January 2009

2009 Black History Month Specials
David “Fathead “ Newman, Jazz Saxophonist/Flutist, Dies at 75
NEA Jazz Masters Moments Highlight the Jazz Greats Honored Through the NEA Jazz Masters
LIVE President-Elect Obama’s Inauguration Speech
A Heavenly Collaboration: Dizzy Gillespie and Dr. Jazz
2009 AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band
WNCU Offers Special Programs for MLK Day

December 2008

Freddie Hubbard, Energetic Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 70
G.M. Pulls Out of Jazz Festival

November 2008

Live at the Village Vanguard
WNCU 90.7 FM Hosts Holiday Sweets and Jazz Treats

October 2008

North Carolina Central University Homecoming 2008
WNCU 90.7FM to Hold Town Hall Meeting to Raise Awareness About Home Foreclosures

September 2008

With a New Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center Sets New Goals

August 2008

WNCU 90.7 FM Presents Jazz in the Bowl-Kevin Van Sant Live!
NCCU Alumni Today is on the Air!
Isaac Hayes, Memphis Soul Legend, Dead at 66
Yusuf Salim

July 2008

Artist Pipes Up for Internet Radio, Royalty Payment Talks Under Way
BBC Jazz Awards 2008: A Winning Shindig
WNCU 90.7FM and Alumni Affairs Collaborate on a New Talk Show
Louis Armstrong: ‘The Trumpeter’
WNCU, 90.7 FM Partners with Kitty Kinnin for a New LIVE Blues Show
Ahmad Jamal to receive the Donostiako Jazzaldia Award
Music: When Ambassadors Had Rhythm
Jazz Week Summit Presents the Best in Jazz Radio Awards—WNCU’s BH Hudson Among the Nominees

June 2008

Jazz champion Svensson dies at 44
WNCU 90.7 FM Presents “Sunday Jazz on the Lawn”
WNCU Partners to Bring Radio to Kids
Jazz Organist Jimmy McGriff Dead at 72
WNCU Needs Your Listener Input
National Endowment for the Arts Announces the 2009 NEA Jazz Masters
Nu Jazz Entertainment Announcement
WNCU Gospel Brunch

April 2008

DPR Prepares for its 39th Bimbé Cultural Arts Festival
WNCU and Durham Parks and Recreation Dept. Partner for the 39th Bimbe Cultural Festival
The International Association of Jazz Educators Files for Bankruptcy
WNCU Media Sponsor of the 5th Annual Cool Jazz Festival
WNCU Co-Sponsors the Durham Earth Day Festival 2008
WNCU Gospel Brunch
WNCU Thanks Listeners For Making Jewelry Auction A Huge Success
Larry Ridley Brings an Educator’s Eye to NCCU

March 2008

David Newman to Perform at NCCU Jazz Fest
Cedar Walton Brings His Message to NCCU’s Jazz Festival
NAJRI HBCU Jazz Conference/Jazz Festival
WNCU Gospel Brunch
WNCU Conducts A Town Hall Meeting
WNCU Fundraisers
WNCU Congratulates NCCU Jazz Studies Major Antonio Parker
Track from Terms of Art has been selected as Song of the Day at
WNCU and Hamilton Hill Jewelers Raise Funds With Fine Jewelry
Please Save the Dates!
Jazz Partnership Hits the Ground Running
Do You Want More Money?